CEO Andre de Ruyter on Eskom split - boards could be finalised next week

Eskom's new Group Chief Executive Officer, André de Ruyter has outlined his plans to stabilise the power utility but warned that loadshedding could increase as urgent maintenance of the system is undertaken. He announced that boards for its generation, transmission and distribution divisions could be finalised by next week. It followed after President Cyril Ramaphosa announced the plan to split Eskom into three units in his State of the Nation address last year. - Linda van Tilburg